Employment: Lecturer in Renaissance Studies (Education & Scholarship), University of Exeter

Closing date 21st April 2015

Lecturer in Renaissance Studies (Education & Scholarship),
University of Exeter.

Interviews are expected to take place in late May/early June.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than 350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for another 330 million of investment between now and 2016. The College wishes to recruit a Lecturer in Renaissance Studies (Education and Scholarship) to support the delivery of modules in Renaissance literature. This full time post is available from 1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016.

The post will include taking responsibility for the design, development and production of teaching, learning and assessment materials and the delivery of seminars, lectures, workshops, supervisions and tutorials across a range of modules including but not limited to “Life and Death in Early Modern Literature” and Desire and Power: English Literature: 1570-1640”. The successful applicant will be expected to make a contribution to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Department.

The successful applicant will possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent in Renaissance Studies to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning in this academic area. They will use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students. They will participate in and develop external networks, for example to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities.

The successful applicant will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching. The applicant will also be expected to work flexibly and on their own initiative. Staff at this level are expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

For further information please contact Dr Henry Power (Director of Education), e-mailh.c.j.power@ex.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 724254.

For more information and to apply online please go to U of E website.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.


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